Tag: Jones Beach Theater


    Wiz Khalifa brings his “Under the Influence of Music” tour to the tri-state area’s iconic Jones Beach Theater tonight. Toward the end of 2013, Wiz started discussing his new album Blacc Hollywood, and now the Pittsburgh rapper is prepping its release. The record will be his fifth studio album, out on August 19 through Atlantic […]


    Need a good reason to head out to Long Island’s Jones Beach Theater tonight? We have two. First, there’s Mary J. Blige, the queen of hip-hop soul, who remains one of the biggest artists in r&b two decades after dropping “Real Love” on an unsuspecting public and long after “hip-hop soul” ceased to be a […]

  • Outdoor Concerts & Music Festivals

    ‘BAM RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL AT METROTECH’ MetroTech Commons at MetroTech Center, corner of Flatbush and Myrtle avenues, 718.636.4100, bam.org JUNE 10 Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers JUNE 17 Chic with Nile Rogers: Forever associated with ‘Le Freak’ (and the heyday of disco) and ‘Good Times’ (and the roots of recorded rap), Nile Rodgers’s […]

  • Listings

    WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13 Books SOCK MONKEYS Consider the sock: a covering for the foot, stretched tight against the flesh, providing comfort and absorption. Consider the monkey: our genetic neighbor, a banana fancier whose behavior often seems uncannily like our own. Consider the sock monkey: a mock primate crafted from a castaway stocking—to what end? Arne […]